STEVE JAVIEL


www.stevejaviel.com

Feeling Free

Acrylic, Oil Pastels, Spray Paint on Wood Panel

16” x 12”

Retail Value: $600

Price: $225

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I’m in a good place in my life at the moment; I wouldn’t say things are perfect, but the strong presence of color in my work is a representation of my positive state of mind. This new series is an attempt to spread the positive energy that I hold inside me. As I look at these new pieces, I can see my growth and confidence as an artist.

My process often begins with photographs of flowers that I distort and strip of detail while maintaining their floral essence. Simultaneously, I break down their color and composition in my head. While painting I utilize a variety of tools, ranging from different-sized brushes and stencils to oil pastels. As I work with oil pastels, the unconscious takes over. Layers upon layers are applied until the surfaces take on a life of their own.

 

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